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Mars Colonists Must 'Live Off the Land': NASA Report

Space.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Long-term human colonization of Mars is feasible, as long as Red Planet pioneers "live off the land," a recent NASA report concludes. "There are massive resources on Mars obtainable from the atmosphere and extracted from the regolith which are capable ...

NASA releases 'Microbiomics: The Living World In and On You' video

Phys.Org - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA astronaut and molecular biologist Kate Rubins, Ph.D., will sequence DNA from a bacterium, virus and mouse in space for the first time, using a portable, nanopore sequencer, to confirm that the technology and technique work correctly in space ...
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When Hillary Clinton was rejected by NASA: 'We don't accept girls'

Firstpost - ‎7 hours ago‎
So I wrote a letter to the NASA space agency and asked how I could become an astronaut. And I got a letter back saying that they weren't accepting women.
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Here's why NASA is launching an asteroid sample return mission for the first time

TechCrunch - ‎17 hours ago‎
On September 8, NASA will launch the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on a mission to an asteroid and return a sample of it back to Earth - NASA's first mission of this type. In doing so, NASA hopes to learn more about the early formation of the solar system and ...

NASA puts lenses through a different drill to stare at the Sun

The Register - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA Goddard boffins and engineers have taken inspiration from the Fresnel lens to craft a “photon sieve” they hope will help them observe the processes that heat the sun's corona.

NASA approves Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser plan

SpaceNews - ‎18 hours ago‎
The company said Monday NASA had approved the company's plan for getting its Dream Chaser spacecraft to the International Space Station.
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Why is NASA sending its astronauts to the bottom of the ocean?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pictured at the end of Mission Day 1 are the NEEMO 21 aquanauts, clockwise from top: Matthias Maurer (ESA), Marc O Griofa (Teloregen/VEGA/AirDocs), NASA astronaut Megan McArthur, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, Dawn Kernagis (Institute for Human ...
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NASA Cuts Feed!

Huffington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
Here is the point: If NASA were cutting feeds at “critical times” as many articles dramatically claim, then WHY would we EVER see feeds from space that are live?
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NASA books nuclear-certified Atlas 5 rocket for Mars 2020 rover launch

Spaceflight Now - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Jim Green, planetary science division director, revealed the selection of the United Launch Alliance vehicle at the NASA Advisory Council meeting in Cleveland this afternoon.
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Why Is There a Strange Bend on Saturn's Ring from NASA Image?

Nature World News - ‎5 hours ago‎
NASA, ESA and the Italian Space Agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) collaborate to execute the Cassini mission to explore the planet Saturn, its rings and moons.

A professor is working with NASA to 3D print houses on the moon — here's his plan

Tech Insider - ‎21 hours ago‎
In fact, NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay gathered some of the greatest scientists in 2014 to discuss setting up a small base on the moon - something he reasoned is entirely doable by 2020.
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NASA data show Hurricane Frank's fluctuation in strength

Phys.Org - ‎21 hours ago‎
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Frank on three days, July 24, 25 and 26 and gathered infrared temperature data on the storm using the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument.

NASA Swimmers Impress at Brown Deer Sectionals (VIDEO)

SwimSwam - ‎56 minutes ago‎
NASA is a swim club run out of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. This past weekend at the Brown Deer Sectionals, they were led by rising college freshmen Reilly Lanigan, Azra Avdic, Jamie Kolar, and Iana Wolff along with rising high school ...

Twitter Tried to Convince an Astronaut That a NASA Photo Was Fake

Observer - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Rick Mastracchio is a NASA veteran who has flown three space shuttle missions (Atlantis, Endeavour and Discovery) and also served as a flight engineer for the Russian Soyuz mission aboard the International Space Station.

Sally Ride, Mae Jemison among 'women of NASA' proposed as Lego minifigs

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
exclaimed Maia Weinstock, the designer behind the "Women of NASA" set and the deputy editor at MIT News, the news outlet of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

NASA team begins testing of a new-fangled optic

Phys.Org - ‎22 hours ago‎
However, a team of scientists and engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has begun testing a potentially more affordable alternative called the photon sieve.

Star Trek inspires NASA to 'boldly go' to the final frontiers of our universe

ABC Online - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
It's been 50 years since Star Trek first urged us to "boldly go where no man has gone before," and now the team behind the Hubble Space Telescope has well and truly heeded the call.
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NASA's Dawn discovers huge craters missing from dwarf planet Ceres

The Indian Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
In an intriguing find, scientists associated with NASA's Dawn spacecraft have discovered a mysterious disappearance of a significant number of large craters on dwarf planet Ceres, indicating something has happened to it.
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NASA highlights Mentor-Protégé Program at Boeing's C3PF

SpaceFlight Insider - ‎17 hours ago‎
NASA and Boeing provided members of the media with a tour of Boeing's Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, July 26. The review of the former Orbiter Processing Facility was held ...

NASA's K2 Mission Confirms 100+ Exoplanets

SkyandTelescope.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
In 2009, NASA launched Kepler with the intention of searching for Earth-sized planets orbiting stars similar to the Sun. In 2014, the aging telescope entered a second life, searching for exoplanets across a broader swath of sky.
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